Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care is seeking a Associate Medical Director - Visit Physician to join our team of professionals. We make a difference every day to patients and families coping with end of life illness in creating a center of excellence in hospice care.
The physician is qualified to provide inpatient medical care to hospice patients who require hospitalization for symptom management or respite care. The physician is committed to making hospice services available to all those who would benefit and participates in on-going educational programs to increase their expertise in caring for hospice patients. In addition, the hospice physician will work effectively and communicate well with the members of the hospice team and fulfill all other requirements of the position.
Is licensed to provide medical care and is a medical staff member in good standing with admitting privileges at least one hospital.
Complete the Seasons Hospice orientation for hospice physicians within six months of their effective employment date.
Demonstrated commitment to Seasons Hospice's philosophy of care, values, mission statement and organizational culture.
Never (N) 0%
Occasionally (O) 1 - 33%
Frequently (F) 34 - 66%
Constantly (C) 67 - 100%
To be moved (weight of object & distance carried)
Occasionally: Patients: Up to 200 pounds with technical assistance
Frequently: Supplies: 20 pounds, 500 feet
Equipment: 20 pounds, 500 feet
Kneeling, Squatting, Climbing, Balancing, Fingering
Standing, Walking, Sitting, Stooping, Other: Driving, Reaching above shoulder, Reaching at or below shoulder, Grasping, Handling, Feeling, Visual acuity: near, Visual acuity: far, Depth perception, Color discrimination, Peripheral vision
Occasionally: Cold: (50o F or less), Heat (90o F or more), Dampness, Outside work, Heights
Frequently: Inside work, Walking surface (tile/ etc.)
Occasionally: Chemicals, Gases, Fumes, Dust, Radiation, Computer, Noise: moderate
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Hazardous Exposure Category 1:
This hazardous exposure category involves a potential for mucus membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills and splashes related to blood, body fluids, or tissues. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for all employees engaged in Category 1 tasks.
Levels = Sedentary, Light, Medium, Heavy, or Very Heavy.
Exerting from 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand Requirements are in excess of those for light work.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties that you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function to the position.